Chris Newell, CEO of Donr, said: "I want to thank Northstar for their backing and support.
Mr Newell believes Donr is perfectly suited to meet the changing technologies that charities are being forced to navigate to receive donations, such as text giving, and Apple and Google Pay.
Richard Charnley, investment manager at Northstar, said: "We can see great potential in Donr and the value they can add to charities.
Donr was advised on the investment by Duncan Reid and Nick Gray of Watson Burton LLP.
Mr Reid said: "We were delighted to provide legal support to Donr in securing this investment.
Donr's innovative product offers something exciting to the charity sectorDuncan Reid
All options are fully integrated into The People's Kitchen donr
crowdfunding page, which is https://donr.com/peoples-kitchen "We need to find more than PS50,000 for the new catering van and we can't do it without the help of the people of the North East," Maureen added.